Updated: 07/11/2014 10:51 PM
Created: 07/10/2014 9:50 PM WDIO.com
The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says that 22-year-old Moshood Kayode Olad Alad Itabiyi, of Brooklyn Park, was charged Friday for allegedly robbing Northview Bank in Barnum.
Authorities say Itabiyi walked into the bank around 3:35 p.m. Thursday afternoon, brandished a replica handgun, and demanded money from a teller.
According to the Carlton County Sheriff's Office, as Itabiyi fled the scene he realized he locked his keys in the getaway car. Authorities say he admitted to going into a garage, stealing a hammer, and breaking the window of his car to get in.
The suspect was pulled over by a Moose Lake officer on Interstate 35 for a traffic stop, but due to a lack of identifying information about the suspect, he was not detained.
After information about the suspect became available, Itabiyi was later arrested further down I-35 in Pine County.
Authorities say that they found the replica gun, money, and hammer in Itabiyi's vehicle.
Eight agencies, including the FBI, Minnesota State Patrol, and Minnesota DNR responded to the scene.
Itabiyi is charged with first-degree aggravated robbery and third-degree burglary.
Developer Pulls Out of Duluth Central Agreement
The Duluth School District says a developer has pulled out of a deal to buy Central High School. Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors says the pre-development timeline is extensive and costly.
Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Repair Disabled Veteran's Home
Volunteers painted, landscaped and leveled stairs at disabled veteran Randall Millen's home Tuesday. Groups from the Home Depot partnered with Habitat for Humanity's A Brush With Kindness to honor Millen for serving his country.
Hibbing Girl Continues to Wait for Medical Marijuana
Minnesota's first medical marijuana prescriptions will be filled Wednesday for qualifying patients, but one young girl from Hibbing will have to wait a bit longer.
DNR To Do Full Environmental Study on Proposed Bayfield Co. Megafarm
The Department of Natural Resources says it will require a full environmental impact study of a proposed hog "megafarm" in northern Wisconsin. The operation would house about 7,500 sows, 18,750 pigs and 100 boars in three barns in Bayfield County.
Franken: Rural Health Faces Critical Shortages, Barriers
Senator Al Franken said access barriers and workforce shortages are some of the most critical challenges for health care in rural Minnesota.